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by Educational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Producers, Inc.
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Social documentary showing the damage visited on the people of a Pennsylvania steel town by the deployment of new technology. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard, Willard Van Dyke. Photography: Roger Barlow and Bob Churchill. Music: Marc Blitzstein.
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Topics: Labor: Unemployment, Great Depression (1930s), Occupations: Steelworkers
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by Department of Defense
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Department of Defense COOKING OUTFIT FOR SMALL DETACHMENTS PIN 28227 1961 FEATURES, TRANSPORT, INSTALLATION AND USE OF UNIT - PROPER COOKING AND SERVING PROCEDURES - DISASSEMBLY AND PACKING OF UNIT FOR MOVE TO NEW AREA.
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Community Video
by Willy Mullens
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Corporate film for the Stearine Candle Factory in Gouda, with shots of the building complex and the production process. The film ends with a shot of workers leaving the factory, which at the time was a familiar fixture of corporate films. This film, made by Willy Mullens in 1918, is illustrative of the many corporate films that Mullens produced for his companies 's-Gravenhaagsche Filmfabriek and Haghe Film. Royal Stearine Candle Factory in Gouda was one of the few films released by the...
Topics: candles, machinery, industry, female labour, automation, workers, factories, raw materials,...
Educational Films
by New York University. Educational Film Institute
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A documentary study of workers displaced by automatic machinery in a typical American steel town in the 1920's and 1930's. Follows the development of the town and depicts the life of its people as being bound up in the fortunes of the mill. Points out that with the introduction of labor-saving devices the men were no longer needed in the mill, and shows how war made such a demand on manpower that there was a scarcity of men adequately trained for the jobs. Suggests the need for the constant...
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Topics: Automation, United States., Steel industry and trade, Iron and steel workers, Moving-pictures,...